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marking 50 years since the historic march on washington. dr. martin luther king's iconic i have a dream speech to a quarter million people who gathered on our national mall on the nation's capital. the lincoln memorial, where festivities are planned today. and the stirring words 50 years ago from dr. king. >> i have a dream ... that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. i have a dream today. >> reporter: those words live on on this day august 28, 2013, where thousands expected to gather around the lincoln memorial starting in the moaning going well into the afternoon. kelly wright is there for us. >> good morning. 50 years ago dr. martin luther king jr. talks about how he has a dream, americans at that time embraced a dream that changed america. right now the youngest child of dr. martin luther king is speak at a church service not far away in washington. we are listening to or seeing bernice king speak at shiloh baptist church about her dad. she recalled some recollections wi
and washington, d.c. but either way, when these mistakes were made, although we've been told that the government tried to be as transparent as possible, nobody was told that those mistakes were made and the information that we got in this report from the "washington post" last night comes from edward snowden, the man who leaked the initial information about the nsa program and now has temporary asylum in russia. bill: funny how that works, huh? senior white house foreign affairs correspondent wendell goler is on vacation with the president at martha's vineyard. actually wendell's working. the president is on vacation. what's the white house saying about this, wendell? >> reporter: the white house appears to have been blindsided by this sorry. officials are referring reporters to the national security agency and to senate intelligence committee chair dianne feinstein who says in a written statement, quote, we can and should do more to independently verify that nsa's operations are appropriate and its reports of compliance incidents are accurate. now the president has contended while there is reas
. washington however has been demanding that russia extradite snowden. they want to press espionage charges on him but president putin has rejected that. by allowing at least temporary asylum status, empolice italy embracing this guy a little bit, there is also the threat that president obama might cancel a stopover in moscow on a trip to russia in sent for the g20 summit. according to kremlin officials this is not going to happen. everything is fine. and again the washington side they have been trying todown play this a little bit too. they don't want this snowden affair to rock their entire international relations with russia however they want this guy but now he is a little bit deeper inside rush share, we'll see what the white house says later. thank you, greg palkot for the breaking news out of london today. >> another big story we're following, sentencing day for the ohio man that pleaded guilty to kidnapping three woman and keeping them captive for a decade. before we know how much time ariel castro will get he will have the opportu we may hear from one or more of the three victims w
live from washington, d.c. today on special assignment. a little later on that this morning. good morning to you, martha, in new york. martha: i'm martha maccallum live in "america's newsroom" this morning. several countries are standing against the syrian regime saying they want to take action and now britain and france are saying they may hold off on their decision until the united nations finishes their work. president obama says is short strike he believes will be effective. >> if we're saying in a clear and decisive but very limited way, we send a shot across the bow staying stop doing, that can have a positive impact on our national security over the long term. bill: molly henneberg leads our coverage live on the north lawn. poly, there will be more meetings today there, but this one is with leaders from congress, and what do we know about that meeting today? >> reporter: the president will two more in depth what the white house is saying all week. that this was a chemical attack they believe, that the u.s. can not let it go unanswered and the president is expected to lay ou
on sunday morning. peter doocy live this morning out of washington. good morning to you. the latest on these threats, what can we report? good morning. >> reporter: bill, lawmakers are alarmed for a reason, because al-qaeda-linked terrorists are reportedly in place and ready to strike. that's based on intel shared by the top democrat on the house intelligence committee. >> intelligence is the best defense against terrorism. those operatives are in place a because we've received information that high-level people from al-qaeda in the arabian peninsula are talking about a major attack, and these are people at a high level. >> reporter: the reason the terrorist chatter has been getting so loud lately is because of pressure to attack american targets coming from the top of al-qaeda all the way down to the local al qaeda affiliates. that's the way one mideast diplomat described this intel to us, zawahiri is trying to micromanage al-qaeda cells and basically let all the small cells know that he is the boss. but at some point all that chatter tipped off intel analysts. >> the threats were
of their staffers got exemption to obamacare. is that right? washington to bend the rules you have to follow at home? we'll debate that in a moment. jamie: so much for al qaeda on the run. why one phone call picked you up by american intelligence testing white house narrative of a terror organization in retreat. bill: the video of the school bus violence. the questions this is raising and deafening silence among civil rights activists. >> get somebody here, quick, quick, quick. beat the boy to death. there is nothing i can do. right now, 7 years of music is being streamed. a quarter million tweeters are tweeting. and 900 million dollars are changing hands online. that's why hp built a new kind of server. one that's 80% smaller. uses 89% less energy. and costs 77% less. it's called hp moonshot. and it's giving the internet the room it needs to grow. this&is gonna be big. hp moonshot. it's time to build a better enterprise. together. jamie: police in dallas are investigating a shooting spree that left four people dead, four others injured. the gunman going to two separate homes reportedly looking for
now. >> i hope the president as soon as we get back to washington will ask for authorization from congress to do something in a surgical and proportional way. something that gets their attention, that causes them to understand that we are not going to put up with this kind of activity. bill: so is military action inevitable at this moment? congressman mike mccall. welcome back. i watched you on sunday and you said repeatedly we need to fix the american side in this fight. what is the american side? >> the american side is making sure these chemical weapons are secure and destroyed. there has been a lot of talk about assad and the rebel forces. this administration has had a failure in foreign policy in my judgment and that's why we are in the mess we are in today. they drew a red line previously, they crossed that line. now he's drawing another red line. he has no credibility with our international partners. the number one objective and threat that i see are these chemical weapons stockpiles sitting there in syria that could fall into the hands of al qaeda. why do i say that? becau
getting started this morning and it has been 50 years since the march on washington and martin luther king's famous i have a dream speech. but according to the new numbers out there, people still believe that the races are not treated equally in this country. we're going to have a very interesting, fair and balanced debate coming up on this. do not miss it moments away. gregg: plus, this american hero, he served in world war ii, murdered. who would do such a thing and why? we'll get an update on the search for the suspects. martha: awful story. and look at this, did it snow in august? what is all that white stuff out there? and where's that happening? no thank you. not quite labor day. we'll be right back. so then the little tiny chipmunks go all the way up... ♪ [ female announcer ] when your swapportunity comes, take it. ♪ what? what? what? [ female announcer ] yoplait. it is so good. what? what? this man is about to be the millionth customer. would you mind if i go ahead of you? instead we had someone go ahead of him and win fiy thousand dollars. congratulations you are our one milli
. >> before he camit came ty saids hoping to take his children around washington to show them the history. but if you want to know what a true american hero looks like you don't have to look too far. you just have to look at your dad. bill: mark carter is ty carter's father. as a father what did that ceremony mean to you? >> that's a tough question. not too many dads have the opportunity to experience something like that. meeting the president, meeting vice president biden and his wife ann. what a tremendous experience. i haven't even brushed shoulders with people who were able to experience that. so this is pretty cool. bill: your son's heroism will be remembered forever. bill: he said i stand here proud to represent the 50 soldiers who faced impossible odds. he said i'm nervous about living with the responsibility of telling their story. >> he's always been a loner, enjoyed his privacy. hasn't really had to represent anyone but himself and do what he and his family need. so in my opinion, that's the reason why he's nervous about that. that's quite a responsibility. i found that just hav
on sunday. they include egypt, afghanistan, iraq, libya, and israel. elizabeth plan, live in washington with more details. do we know, elizabeth, anything about specifically i guess why they're closing? >> reporter: well, what we do know there is enough information within the intelligence community to prompt closures of a number of diplomatic posts and embassies in the middle east and also north africa, including but not excluding all the embassies are closing egypt, iraq, afghanistan, abu daub birks kuwait. among those, keep in mind there are more than a dozen which are closing. here is what the state department released just yesterday. >> the department has been apprised of information out of an abundance of caution and care for our employees and other us who mavis it our installations we should institute these precautionary steps. >> reporter: there is a briefing later on today where we hope to learn more. jamie? jaime: that will be great to know more. what about a timeline? do we know how long they will stay closed at least for now? >> reporter: there is no indication of a timeline
and getting an earful from the people who sent them to washington in the first place. >> innocent people, if you will, are getting slammed by partisan politics. bill: there are brand new poll numbers what people are thinking about obamacare and a whole lot more. we've got those coming up for you. >> flash floods forcing people on to their roofs in the southeast. we'll show you dramatic pictures of extreme weather. bill: nationwide manhunt yet again for the man suspected of abducting this teenage girl. a new warning from police they have given about the suspect if he is approached and what we're learning about the suspect as well. >> he had a crush on her. and, and she supposedly was really, really scared. she didn't want to go around him anymore but she didn't know how to tell anybody. ♪ you have to let me know [ female announcer ] when sweet and salty come together, the taste is irresistible. sweet and salty nut bars by nature valley. nature at its most delicious. you will lose 3 sets of keys 4 cell phones 7 socks and 6 weeks of sleep but one thing you don't want to lose is any more t
in washington with more on this story. kelly, what is the obama administration and congress doing to address the rising cost of going to college? >> reporter: very good question. the answer is they're dealing with it. the president recently sign ad law that restores lower interest rates for college students who need to get a loan to pay for college. 18 million students will benefit from the law that offers a new, something like $106 billion. a new study from the national center for education statistics shows 71% of all undergraduates received some type of financial aid. 59% received grants. 40% took out student loans. 6% received aid through work study jobs. 4% received veterans benefits and 5% have parents who took out federal direct plus loans. but this law is only temporary. it is linked to the financial markets. so as the economy improves, interest rates could rise which raises the cost for students. education secretary arne duncan said increasing federal student aid alone will not control the cost of college. gregg? gregg: so, kelly, what other proposals or plans will the president be o
insights that help nascar win with our fans. bill: 10 a.m. on the east coast, 10 a.m. in washington, d.c. where we are learning at 12:30 eastern time, two and a half hours from now, secretary of state kerry will make a statement regarding syria. we await more information on that. as all eyes are on washington awaiting the president's next move concerning the crisis in damascus, if the u.s. does take military action against syria, we might be entirely on our own. london rejected the call for war last night. we push on. i'm bill hemmer, welcome to a nice hour. heather: >> france also adding to this, saying they want more information. so we truly may be alone in this. good morning, everyone, i'm heather nauert, and the u.s. is now signaling that it is prepared to act alone. this after the british parliament voted against taking any part in an attack on syria. the u.s. now has five destroyers that are positioned in the mediterranean, and just last night secretary of state john kerry briefing some members of congress on the situation. senator john conyers: >> secretary kerry said we were go
was based in washington and also the jerusalem bureau. the rest of the team covering the violence in cairo were unarmed. we have reports of 60 people being killed in the violence. among them sky news cameraman mick dean was 60 years old. bill: the administration will miss a third of the deadlines cap on insurance costs will be delayed at least a year. >> if he says to you you are a political contributor of mine and i know obama-care will be hard on you and i'll give an exemption. that's what he's been doing for years now. people who are his contributors have gotten exemptions from obama-care. now he's giving employer exemptions. he can't just write the law. bill: brad was in washington this morning and he's a doctor and is on leave. what do you think about a third of the law will not be on time. >> it's showing the dichotomy within this law and the unfairness with this law. we want equality under the law. we want there to be a balance of power within the united states where the administration is not able to say you are off the hook, you are on the hook. this is unfair and it's starting to
of state and local governments. you just gave out the numbers for hawaii. in d.c., washington, d.c., welfare benefits total $24 per hour. massachusetts, $24 per hour. connecticut, $21 per hour. this is the welfare trap. the more welfare, the greater the long-term unemployment. gregg: instead of flipping burgers at mcdonald's it pays the to sit on the couch eating bonbons and watching tv. bill clinton reformed welfare and there was a work requirement. that has largely been done away with by the obama administration? >> yes, it has. the level of welfare payments has been phased up and the eligibility has been expanded. welfare trap. gregg: thanks very much. martha: we are just getting started. will paul bunyon help to sell obama-care? it will cost his of dollars in minnesota. they want to sign up $1 million. taxpayer dollars. will it work? and should it work? gregg: dozens of wildfires raging out of control pushing our firefighting resources to the limit. martha: this young man out for a run shot and killed by teenagers. police say the suspects have told them they were just bored,
in washington. the charges are what here, steve? >> reporter: we don't know the charges or the names of the accused because the indictment is sealed. we know the indictment did come down. these are the first criminal indictments or the first indictment in the aftermath of the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, an attack as you know that left four americans dead. the justice department is only saying that the ongoing but a u.s. official confirmed for fox news the indictment has been issued. president obama was asked on "the jay leno show" last night whether his reaction to the new terrorist threat might have been an overreaction in the wake of obama, and he said, i'm sorry in the wake of benghazi. he said one thing i have tried to do as president is not overreact but make sure as much as possible the american people understand that there are genuine risks out there. now the indictments come days after republican members of congress put new pressure on the incoming fbi director james comey to renew focus on the investigation into benghazi, bill. bill: curious, what congress is s
in washington. what do we have about the newly recovered guns, steve. >> reporter: they were romanian made rifles sold at an arizona gun shop to two different people. we don't know what crime scenes they're linked to. they were purchased two years ago at the lone wolf gun shop in glendale, arizona. they were found at crime scenes in mexico. tracing documents from the bureau of alcohol tobacco and firearms show the guns were bought in 2010. they were part of the "fast & furious" program which encouraged gun shops to sell specific weapons to drug cartels in hopes of tracking them. the sales took place. the tracking did not. two of the weapons were sold to patina who believed to purchase 700 weapons as part of "fast & furious." the other bought by sean steward, convicted of weapons charges in 2012. we don't know the exact locations where the guns were recovered, martha. martha: there was ongoing investigation into "fast & furious" by the administration. how is that going? >> reporter: the house oversight committee is suing for documents related to the program. the attorney general was cited i
's move our attention to washington and reaction over of the thousands of rules violations in watching phone numbers on calls around the country about the nsa the intelligence agency meant to rotech you has -- protect you, has lawmakers questioning constitutionality of these programs. they believe, critics that they're gathering too much information on the american people. others on capitol hill say no, this is for your safety. watch. >> it is not a problem of the fact it is it worked. if you have 99.9% compliance and self-reporting errors these came from internal report which becomes part of an overall ig report. i'm on the intelligence committee. i am satisfied. martha: peter king is satisfied. let's talk to fox news chief intelligence correspondent catherine herridge live in washington. catherine, really this is a bipartisan issue. there is across the board opposition to these programs right? >> reporter: that's right, martha. what is striking about the latest revelations both democrats and republicans believe. [sa has not followed the rules laid down by congress. a long time republ
strengthened and we have here, in washington identified aqap as a particularly dangerous threat for some time now. bill: ambassador john bolton with me now, former u.s. ambassador to the u.n. and a fox news contributor. good morning to you and welcome back here. is jay carney splitting hairs there, is the administration splitting hairs? >> it's a fantasy story. al qaeda central control over its branch and affiliates has always ebbed and flowed depending on the local circumstances. after we overthrew the taliban in afghanistan 2001, central control ebbed as al qaeda tried to regroup. it has always gone up and down. the administration for four 1/2 years has tried to slice and dice defining al qaeda that is this little shriller hanging out in waziristan along the afghan-pakistan border that has always been an mischaracterization. what we're seeing is a demonstration of reassertion of some measure of central control. it is a complete refutation of the administration's storyline. bill: what do you make of an evacuation of americans that's underway? what would that say about our ability to defend i
just amend it and change it. is that the way it works in washington? >> well, apparently the president chengs it without congress which is illegal. this morning i think he exempted or allowed the insurance companies to write themselves a bigger check. so, what we're, our office wanting to do is committee staff gets exempted, we would like to see everybody in the united states become a committee staffer. therefore, everybody would be exempt individuals. this law -- bill: that's a good question because what the exemption means is that there will be subsidies for members about congress and some of their staffers. as they go on to these exchanges as government employees. question to you and the people working for you, will you take the subsidies as a member of congress? >> well, they had subsidies prior but what they did, they wrote out the health care law was writing out 70% of the bill, taxpayers were paying for all federal employees. we don't intend to take the subsidies. what we want to do is grant everybody a waiver by making them all honorary members of the committee, subcommittees o
, he will be taken to a new location and he will be held under house arrest. chief washington correspondent james rosen joining us. what can you tell us about mubarak? >> good morning. he has been in ill health, 85 years old at this point. if you observers would show it as a stabilizing event in egypt however in some sense would be a man without a country as both of the parties to the current conflict in egypt. the muslim brotherhood faction one hand in egyptian military security services on the other hand coadjutor did from the downfall in the revolution of 2011. he will indeed remain under house arrest them attend the political influence that he can exert. it is worth noticing several recent bouts with illness in recent years. gregg: let me switch you over to syria. it has been a year since obama declared the use or movement of chemical weapons would cross a redline. does it appear the red line has been crossed yet again? >> there are these credible reports of a massive chemical weapons attack just outside of damascus. there is as of yet no single response in which it has st
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